Johnson Health Tech (JHT), who’s commercial fitness equipment brands include Matrix, Vision and Horizon, today named Michael Conlan as Managing Director of the JHT-Australia office.
Conlan, who joins JHT with extensive experience across the sporting goods and commercial fitness industry, will oversee all operations of the Melbourne-based JHT-AU, including sales, service and operations of both the home-use and commercial business serving Australia and New Zealand.
Conlan is a sporting goods industry veteran, having served in senior management roles for several global companies.
He spent 10 years with Nike in roles of increasing responsibility, including Australian Sales Director and Sub-Regional Sales Director for Asia Pacific & Africa.
He then moved to Reebok where he served as vice president of footwear for Asia Pacific and was promoted to president of Reebok Korea. In 2012 Conlan started a three-year stint as the CEO of the Australia Football League (AFL) Queensland, returning to the league in which he competed for 13 years.
Most recently Conlan served as president of Korea for Amer Sports, parent company to the Precor Fitness brand.
“For Johnson Health Tech to become the biggest and best fitness company in the world, we must have world-class leadership in each and every subsidiary we operate,” said Jason Lo, CEO of Johnson Health Tech Co., Ltd.
“Michael’s proven results in his previous roles, including his experience in the sporting goods sector and commercial fitness industry, have prepared him to further build on the progress we’ve made in the Australian market, and I believe he will help us achieve our goal. We’re pleased to welcome him to the JHT family.”
“It’s an exciting time to join Johnson Health Tech,” stated Conlan. “The company’s brands are strong; both the current product offering and the future pipeline are incredibly solid; and the global leadership team is truly committed to the Asia Pacific region. I’m honoured to help lead the Australian team to achieve the industry-leading results that I know it can.”
The Johnson Health Tech brands include:
The Matrix goal is to create commercial grade equipment that stands out, rises above, and set new industry standards in the process. Designed for the commercial fitness market, Matrix delivers high quality products with low cost of ownership.
Our premier brand for the speciality market Vision products satisfy the need for the range of extremely durable and reliable, high value fitness equipment intended for heavy use environments.
Horizon Fitness provides commercial quality home exercise equipment. A complete line of treadmills, elliptical trainers, bikes and functional strength training home gyms, Horizon machines are designed to deliver the comfort, control and convenience individual customers need to achieve their fitness goals.
The Tempo Fitness line of treadmills, ellipticals and steppers are sold through our sporting goods/mass market partnerships, providing affordable, high-value machines that fit the lifestyle for fitness enthusiasts at all levels.
The Treo Fitness line of ellipticals, treadmills, exercise bikes and vibration plates is a diverse range of high-value home fitness equipment that is simple, easy to use and offers greater rewards for life.
Johnson Health Tech, Inc. (JHT), is among the world’s largest and fastest-growing fitness equipment manufacturers